Experiment

Walt’s journey begins in a rickety old camper van, which soon becomes the permanent work space and lab where Meth production takes place. With no budget and the constant fear of being caught or seen, Walt wants to stay mobile and discreet. Only producing small amounts of Meth, he...

The right people

Collaboration is all about finding the right people who compliment the skill sets you already have, filling gaps in knowledge or building on expertise to create a powerful team. Walt is a school chemistry teacher and Jesse a young high school drop out with a street-smart attitude....

Build a network

Neither Walt nor Jesse are drug dealers, and as the majority of their time is spent making the product and keeping up the pretence of a normal life at home – they need help when it comes to selling the Meth they’re producing. Inexperienced and vulnerable, they need people they can...

Partnerships

Walt and Jesse realise they’re going to struggle to sell their product on a small scale on the street, and there are very few options on the territory they can sell in. They turn to Tuco, the local (and slightly disturbed) drug lord, realising that selling to him on a larger scale means...

Product quality

From season to season Walter’s unique Meth with the blue hue becomes more and more popular, not just by those using it but by those wanting to sell it and also those looking to stop the sales of it. It’s not just the unique look of the Meth which is building the hype and...

Loyalty

In season 5, Mike stresses the importance of staying loyal to those employees who are now in prison, by continuing to pay them, despite the fact they are obviously not working. This loyalty comes at a large price, but without it everything could be lost. It’s much easier to stay loyal to your...

New fans

Skyler (Walt’s wife) is oblivious to Walt’s drug-producing alter-ego ‘Heisenberg’ for the majority of the early series, but when she does find out, Walt has to win her over. The news comes as a shock, more so the fact that this has been going on for some time and...

Get favours

Gustavo Fring is a respected Albuquerque restaurateur/philanthropist who owns a successful chain of chicken restaurants, Los Pollos Hermanos. However, behind this popular and friendly front is a notorious drug-dealing King Pin. Word has spread about this almost-pure Crystal Meth with a blue...

PIGGY BANK

Throughout each series Walt is not the type to spend money, he’s constantly making it and saving it. He became Heisenberg so that he could provide for his family when he finally, inevitably dies. Later on in the series the money gets bigger and more consistent.  It turns out he’s...

What is this?

Breaking Bad is an American television drama series created and produced by Vince Gilligan. Set and produced in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Breaking Bad is the story of Walter White (Bryan Cranston), a struggling high school chemistry teacher who is diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer at the beginning of the series. He turns to a life of crime, producing and selling methamphetamine with a former student, Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul), with the aim of securing his family’s financial future before he dies. More? Breaking Bad has taught us a lot of things throughout its plot twists and turns, character introduction and development –...

Saul Goodman TL;DR

Soul Goodman is the fast talking and well connected lawyer who doesn’t always operate within the laws. He knows a shortcut or two in getting things done. Quite often shortcuts sound like a nice idea – problem solved nice and quick with minimal effort – who wouldn’t want that? More often than not though these shortcuts are too good to be true. You need to be committed and in it for the long term, try and be as passionate as possible and whatever your strengths and passions are, let them play a key role in what you’re doing – the outcome will be more genuine. Putting in the work always pays off in the long...